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Healthy Eating for Healthy Memories Recipe Book

Together with Irish in Britain, we developed a Healthy Eating for Healthy Memories Recipe book as part of our allotment project celebration at the Brent Library. Working together in partnership, we developed and delivered a Healthy Eating for Healthy Memories project with residents of Clochar Court Sheltered Housing Scheme and the wider Innisfree Community in North London. The project took place over 8 weeks and participants met each Wednesday to…

Innisfree named in 24 Housing’s ‘Top 50 Landlords’

Innisfree is celebrating after being ranked 43 in the ‘Top 50 Landlords’ list by industry magazine 24housing.  The list was compiled by 24housing to try and find the nation’s top landlords and to recognise best practice in the sector. Chief Executive, John Delahunty, said ‘we are delighted our work at Innisfree has been recognised by our inclusion in 24 Housing’s Top 50 Landlords list. This is a great achievement!  We…

Ambassador Dan Mulhall recites The Lake Isle of Innisfree by W B Yeats

Over 70 residents and dignitaries gathered together to celebrate the opening of the first Irish Men’s Shed at Clochar Court in Harlesden in July this week.  Opened by His Excellency, Mr Dan Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to Great Britain in his final engagement before he leaves for the US, the Men’s Shed has been set up to provide both a workshop and a social space for the Irish Community in…

Clochar Court’s New Year’s Party – Friday 20 January 2017

You are invited to join us for live traditional Irish music, food and celebrations on Friday 20 January 2017 anytime between 3-6.30pm at Clochar Court, Crownhill Road, London NW10 4EG. Please RSVP to Becky or David on Tel: 020 7625 1818 or mailto:[email protected]  

Tea Dance – Royal Albert Hall – 9 November 16

TEA DANCE Wednesday 9 November | 3pm | Main Auditorium The Albert Hall are delighted to announce the return of the Tea Dance in their iconic main auditorium! With live music provided by their very own Albert’s Big Band, you are invited to spend the afternoon dancing to quicksteps, foxtrots, waltzes and Latin numbers in the breath-taking surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall.  With music from Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and…

Irish health survey

Have you emigrated from Ireland in the last five years? Innisfree partners Cross Care would like you to take part in a survey. Are you an Irish emigrant? Have you left Ireland in the last 5 years? Crosscare Migrant Project want to hear about your experiences as part of their new Irish emigrant mental health survey. Take the survey here www.surveymonkey.com/s/emigrantmentalhealth and find out more at http://bit.ly/1jasJOv Jim Sheeran.

Euston Square trip – Excellent day out!

Tenants and volunteers took a day out to visit a well trodden, but little known area of London – Euston Square on the 1st May last. here is a short article prepared by Donal McCarthy who attended the event. Donal writes… Our first visit was to St Pancras Church which I was looking forward to as I love visiting old buildings and learning about their history I also looked it…

St Patrick’s Parade – London

View more pictures at the St Patrick parde 2014 scrapbook On a beautiful sunny Spring day, with a loan of the mini-bus from Brent Irish Advisory Service, we greeted people from all corners of the world to came to see the parade. Tenants joined staff to walk for almost two hours in central London. Crowds cheered us on and many turned up in traditional costume to witness the event.

Wembley Allotment – work gets under way for the 2014 season

Like David Moyles, we are now preparing for the new season up at the allotment. The second plot is now dug over, raised beds constructed and ready for a delivery of top soil and we have pruned the fruit trees. We have also discovered a pond which will help attract wildlife to the South West end of the allotment. We have been told there are frogs and toads in hedgerows…

Allotment Rotovator arrives

Innisfree purchased a new Rotovator complete with attachments to help volunteers prepare soil for the new growing season. The rotovator was purchased with Emigrant Support Funding as part of our project to develop an allotment and help people to grow things. The machine can break up and till soil, plough furrows and has an additional planter to help reduce labour. We are now planning to commission the machine before the…